make a show of

make a show of
Synonyms and related words:
act, act a part, affect, assume, betoken, bluff, brandish, breathe, bring forth, bring forward, bring into view, bring out, bring to notice, counterfeit, cover up, cut a dash, cut a figure, cut a swath, dangle, dazzle, demonstrate, develop, disclose, display, dissemble, dissimulate, divulge, do a bit, dramatize, embody, enact, evidence, evince, exhibit, expose to view, express, fake, feign, flaunt, flourish, four-flush, gammon, give sign, give token, glare, glitter, highlight, histrionize, illuminate, incarnate, indicate, let on, let on like, make a figure, make a pretense, make a show, make a splash, make as if, make believe, make clear, make like, make out like, make plain, manifest, materialize, mean, overact, parade, perform, play, play a part, play a scene, play possum, playact, present, pretend, produce, profess, put on, put on airs, represent, reveal, roll out, set forth, sham, shine, show, show forth, simulate, splash, splurge, spotlight, token, trot out, tug the heartstrings, unfold, wave, wear

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